MoT Data for Harrow

Harrow has an average pass rate of 62%. Failure rates for lighting and signalling are higher than they are elsewhere, but suspension and brake related problems are less common – possibly because Harrow is built up and well served by public transport, so cars aren't generally used as much. 

Interestingly more modern cars have below average pass rates, whereas older models have above average pass rates. The best performing models are are Porsche, Subaru and Lexus. Rover, Daewoo and Renault are at the bottom of the table for manufacturers.

Most common reasons for MoT failure

Test Item Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment 15.3% 11.9% +28%
Visibility 5.9% 5.3% +11%
Suspension 5.4% 9.6% −44%
Tyres 5.3% 5.8% −9%
Brakes 5.0% 7.7% −35%
Body, chassis, structure 3.0% 4.1% −28%
Noise, emissions and leaks 2.9% 3.6% −18%
Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems 1.1% 1.3% −18%
Steering 1.0% 1.9% −48%

MoT failure rates by year of registration

Year of Registration Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
2018 617 9.2% 8.2% +13%
2017 1,066 10.9% 10.2% +6%
2016 9,755 13.5% 12.8% +5%
2015 11,531 16.4% 15.6% +5%
2014 12,120 20.5% 19.2% +7%
2013 12,390 22.9% 23.1% −1%
2012 12,231 25.7% 26.9% −4%
2011 11,230 28.9% 30.2% −4%
2010 11,755 30.9% 34.4% −10%
2009 11,177 33.0% 37.0% −11%
2008 11,213 35.8% 40.4% −11%
2007 12,391 38.7% 42.1% −8%
2006 10,552 39.9% 44.1% −9%
2005 9,342 41.9% 46.0% −9%
2004 8,253 43.7% 47.6% −8%
2003 6,498 43.1% 47.9% −10%
2002 5,160 44.6% 48.1% −7%
2001 3,520 44.1% 47.6% −7%
2000 2,276 43.1% 46.4% −7%
1999 1,534 43.2% 44.9% −4%
1998 1,036 41.2% 42.5% −3%
1997 682 41.2% 41.2% +0%
1996 440 43.6% 39.9% +9%
1995 290 33.8% 38.5% −12%
1994 239 35.6% 37.4% −5%
1993 186 31.2% 36.8% −15%
1992 129 28.7% 35.9% −20%
1991 151 31.1% 35.0% −11%
1990 156 30.8% 33.1% −7%
1989 119 35.3% 32.0% +10%
1988 64 31.3% 32.0% −2%
1987 65 23.1% 30.6% −25%

MoT failure rates by make

Make Tests Failure Rate National Failure Rate Relative Rate
Bentley 103 11.7% 12.4% −6%
Porsche 734 18.8% 16.9% +11%
Land Rover 2,770 22.0% 28.1% −22%
MG 123 22.8% 35.0% −35%
Lexus 2,093 23.5% 21.7% +8%
Skoda 2,779 25.2% 25.9% −3%
Subaru 129 25.6% 30.0% −15%
Audi 9,034 25.6% 24.0% +7%
Kia 3,131 26.4% 29.0% −9%
BMW 14,431 26.7% 25.1% +6%
Jeep 258 26.7% 28.1% −5%
Dacia 111 27.9% 23.3% +20%
Jaguar 1,695 28.0% 28.2% −1%
MINI 3,314 28.1% 27.2% +3%
DS 243 29.2% 32.4% −10%
Mitsubishi 1,156 29.3% 32.5% −10%
Toyota 21,000 29.5% 29.3% +1%
Alfa Romeo 373 29.8% 34.9% −15%
Suzuki 1,391 30.7% 30.5% +1%
Mercedes-Benz 9,623 30.9% 29.1% +6%
smart 221 31.2% 31.6% −1%
Volvo 1,745 31.5% 32.6% −3%
Hyundai 2,918 31.5% 28.0% +13%
SEAT 1,546 31.8% 31.1% +2%
Honda 11,827 31.8% 30.7% +3%
Volkswagen 20,436 32.1% 31.7% +1%
FIAT 2,376 32.7% 33.7% −3%
Mazda 1,762 32.8% 30.4% +8%
Nissan 10,401 33.9% 31.3% +8%
SAAB 562 34.0% 40.7% −16%
Peugeot 6,474 34.7% 37.1% −6%
Ford 22,230 34.9% 33.5% +4%
Citroen 3,391 37.1% 37.6% −1%
LTI 303 38.6% 40.0% −3%
Vauxhall 16,494 38.8% 36.2% +7%
Daihatsu 120 39.2% 37.3% +5%
Renault 4,235 39.3% 43.2% −9%
Chrysler 295 39.7% 42.4% −6%
Rover 252 42.1% 45.4% −7%
Chevrolet 529 45.4% 43.9% +3%

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